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Penwortham collision: Driver and boy in hospital after horror smash on Golden Way

Posted on - 29th March, 2014 - 11:22am | Author - | Posted in - News, Penwortham, Riversway
Picture tweeted from the scene by Phil Jones, Penwortham fire station manager

Picture tweeted from the scene by Phil Jones, Penwortham fire station manager

Witnesses are being sought as a driver and passenger remain in hospital after a collision in Penwortham.

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The Vauxhall Vectra, driven by a 52-year-old man from Preston, is in Royal Preston Hospital with a broken femur, pelvis and elbow.

An 11-year-old boy from Preston is at Alderhey Hospital suffering a head injury.

Two 12-year-old boys from Preston have suffered bruising.

Golden Way (A59) in Penwortham was closed for four hours causing traffic chaos on Friday from 4pm.

Lancashire Police said the Vectra was heading towards Preston and overtaking other vehicles when it collided with a Toyota Aygo and an Iveco Euro Cargo car transporter coming in the oppositie direction.

The drivers of the other vehicles were not seriously hurt.

Sgt Gareth Hill, of South Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal for anyone who saw the accident itself or the Vauxhall Vectra in the time before the collision to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log number 0890 of Friday, March 28th

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